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PLACES; Eight Place Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 1 review)
These stories explore the relationship between physical places and the lives of people in them or affected by them. The places – an abandoned factory, a lonely beach in winter, an old water tank, a beer joint, a cemetery and others – elicit all kinds of responses from all kinds of characters. Different stories are funny, creepy, sad, heart-warming, subtly erotic. All are thought-provoking.
Nothing is Right
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nothing is Right is a novel about not being able to be called autistic. Set in 1988, the year Rainman was on the silver screen, it follows Clay, a boy whose lack of intellectual disability disqualified him from an autism diagnosis under the standards of care of the time.
The Devil Horns Toss
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
A young bassist in a metal band must deal with one of the biggest misconceptions about hard rock and heavy metal by defeating the devil
American Avatar - What if...?
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 178,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What if an enlightened Spiritual Master took birth in North America? How many would recognize him? And how would American society react to a potent message of spiritual unity which transcends religion, class, race, gender, politics, and all else that keeps us divided? The teacher is Lazarus, an eighteen-year-old phenomenon who takes the country by storm, and American Avatar is his story.
Free Fall - (Marcus King Series #1)
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Series: Marcus King, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Marcus King is invited to join the Omega Group—a hidden order tasked with protecting the U.S. from outside influence and manipulation. The group uncovers that a classified file has been stolen from a Defense Department computer and the government intends to cover it up. Marcus then learns that the file has been sold to a foreign billionaire with the objective of crashing the financial Markets.
Then I Saw A Sparrow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
This is a book of mystery, of pain and of love; with accents of endurance and hope. It voices from a soul touched by sorrow but on a path to acceptance and enlightenment. Its fluid and simple poetic language will tug at your heart and leave you in wonderment.
Utopia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
They said she well. She was not well... Based on the true events of a mentally unwell woman who finds her way into the lion’s den at the National Zoo, this is a short story exploring the final and faint internal moments of a woman's life.
Tread Softly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"You don't attract trouble. You go looking for it." Beatrice is supposed to be on holiday. But before long, she's up to her neck in corruption, murder and Rioja. 'Thrilling new crime fiction from a seriously good author' - Annemarie Neary, author of A Parachute in the Lime Tree.
Texas Dark
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Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short fiction trio by Marc Schooley, with bonus material from his 2013 supernatural thriller, Nightriders.
Losing It
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jane has been locked up in a high security hospital for killing her children. Well meaning intervention by Dr. Townsend begins to uncover early events in Jane's life. While attending her sister's funeral, Jane escapes and goes back to the Belgian caravan site where the murders took place.
The Hunted
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Series: Just Killing Time, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: British English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Carl Strang, having escaped from the Meadow View Hospital for the criminally insane, has struck out into the world determined to cause as much carnage as possible.
The Death of the Dollar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a fiction story about a possible future of the United States. Overspending and over-borrowing put the U.S. in great debt to China. In 2030, China called the loan, to be paid back in gold. China knew there wasn't enough gold in the world to cover the $40 trillion debt that had piled up over the years. China gave the U.S. "an offer it couldn't refuse."
The Uninvited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,380. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kacey Miller is on the run. Stumbling upon a heinous crime scene one sleepless night, she is drawn into an investigation where both the suspects and investigators are tormented by bizarre, supernatural experiences. She must decipher her own visions and nightmares, which forces her to confront long-denied, deep-seated, and secretive guilts—as well as her own connection with the murderers.
We the People
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
We were born on the land and will live here happily. Forever. Free.
The Stalker
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Price: Free! Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Stalker is a short science fiction story that centers around John "Heart" Wolanski, a professional Starcraft player living abroad in South Korea. John encounters a strange glitch in the game that comes at the worst possible time in his professional gaming career. He must struggle against the glitch and his own personal demons, which are threatening to destroy him.
Zero Hour - (Marcus King Series # 2)
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Series: Marcus King, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,270. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Marcus King and the Omega Group—a hidden order tasked with protecting the United States from outside influence and manipulation—have uncovered a devastating new threat that is about to be leveled against the U.S. While the president is forced to make an impossible choice, Marcus and the Omega Group remain determined to stop the plan before the clock ticks down to the Zero Hour.
Who Would I Be Without: Based On a True Story of a Little Willingness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,530. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Who Would I Be Without is an empowering account of an ordinary man’s quest for peace. In this passionate and philosophical story, we accompany Nathan Vrite on a courageous quest for this most elusive peace that takes him into the darkest depths of his own soul. Along the way, we realize that Nathan’s story is our own, as he begins to recognize that he is responsible for all of his suffering.
Pickups and Pestilence
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Series: The Truckalypse, Book 2. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 76,030. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This is the sequel and conclusion to White Pickups. When a vision reveals the nature of the trucks, it is young Cody Sifko who must become humanity’s champion. His friends will stand with him, but he must face his inner demons alone. Pickups and Pestilence takes you on a ride from suburban Atlanta, to the heights of Heaven and the depths of Hell. Buckle up and hang on!
Influenca’s Needful Finitude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Influenca is alone in her room, well almost alone, there is a small Buddhist sitting in a corner watching her, and she is very bored. She may like to write an ebook about her experience or she might make an effigy of herself to prick. The Buddhist will help her decide. And so this little parfable is an exploration of boredom and the importance of it in Influenca’s life.
Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.